Ivan Banquero Joins "Shannara" Series

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Ivan Banquero Joins "Shannara" Series

Spanish actress Ivan Banquero ("Pan's Labyrinth") has joined the cast of the fantasy drama series "Shannara" on MTV. Based on the famed novels by Terry Brooks, filming begins next month in New Zealand.

Baquero will play Eretria, a human from the wrong side of the tracks who uses her wits to survive within the magic-endowed Shannara clan. “Smallville” show runners Alfred Gough and Miles Millar will executive produce.

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Blake Lively, Ellen Burstyn Join "The Age Of Adaline"

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Blake Lively, Ellen Burstyn Join "The Age Of Adaline"

Blake Lively ("Savages") and Ellen Burstyn ("Intersteller") have signed on to star in Lee Toland Krieger's fantasy romance feature "The Age of Adaline" at Lakeshore Entertainment, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, Anonymous Content and Lionsgate.

J. Mills Goodloe and Salvador Paskowitz penned the script which follows a young woman killed and then revived in a freak accident that physiologically locks her into her late twenties.

After decades of living a solitary existence, she fina ...


Entitled "Red Brick Road" Become Fantasy Series?

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Entitled "Red Brick Road" Become Fantasy Series?

Yet another "Wizard Of Oz"-related TV drama series has been put in development, this one by the Lifetime channel.

Entitled "Red Brick Road," it is described as the fantasy world of L. Frank Baum as seen with an edgy, "Game Of Thrones"-style adult fantasy feel.

Tim Schlattmann ("Dexter") developed the idea with artist Rob Prior ("The Darkness II"), while film producers Roy Lee and Adrian Askarieh will both serve as executive producers on the series.

The idea comes from ...


Michael Bay Desires To Direc Horror Film

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Michael Bay Desires To Direc Horror Film

In an article about the horror film genre's big players of the moment, filmmaker Michael Bay let slip that he has plans to enter the genre himself beyond his current Platinum Dunes producing capacity.

He tells THR: "I have a great fantasy — that I will probably make a reality — of directing my own self-financed horror movie. I love this genre because the movie is the star."

Bay is currently filming "Transformers: Age of Extinction," but took a one step outside the ...


First Full Trailer of "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"

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First Full Trailer of "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"

Yahoo Movies has premiered the new full-length trailer for the Ben Stiller's "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty". The film is a new adaptation of James Thurber's famed short story, and the subsequent Danny Kaye 1947 musical fantasy film based on it.

The first trailer took many by surprise and delight a few months back, the film essentially looking like the lovechild of Wes Anderson & Michel Gondry, or a less esoteric Spike Jonze.

This past weekend the film premiered at the N ...